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Cargolux completed its first regularly scheduled flight from its main hub in Luxembourg to Manaus, Brazil, making the city in the heart of the Amazon rainforest the 100th destination to be served by the all-cargo carrier’s new 747-8 freighters. The 747-... Read more
IAG Cargo has made its third offer to buy Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland. At €2.55 (US$2.85) per share, this is the most generous offer yet, besting its last offer of €2.50 per share. Aer Lingus is valued at more than €1.3 billion. It is the... Read more

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With a €400 million investment, Deutsche Post has modernized its mail network at all 82 of its mail stations in Germany. The company has installed 288 Großbrief sorting systems,... Read more
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Qatar Airways has commenced services to Kilimanjaro, part of its ongoing expansion into Africa. On October 31, the airline will launch routings to Maputo, Mozambique. KLM has also... Read more
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The first steps to a vibrant aviation industry in India are coordinated public policies, according to Tony Tyler, director general of the International Air Transport Association.... Read more
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Gains in UPS' domestic service were swallowed up by a poor international showing, leading to mixed results for the second quarter. As a result, officials decreased their earnings... Read more
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In a move to bring white-glove asset tracking in house, Southwest Airlines has unveiled Cargo Companion, a cellular-based device that can track shipments as well as monitor... Read more
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Canada’s Competition Bureau has fined Korean Air CAD$5.5 million for its participation in an airfreight cartel from April 22, 2002, to Feb. 14, 2006. Korean Air, which has pleaded... Read more
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American Airlines’ parent company AMR Corp., which filed for bankruptcy in November, saw cargo revenue plunge 6.6 percent, year-over-year, during the second quarter of 2012.... Read more
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The International Air Transport Association and the International Civil Aviation Organization, along with other aviation authorities, have urged African officials to promote and... Read more
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The second quarter of 2012 brought “modest growth” to Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd, according to a press release. Hong Kong International Airport’s major airfreight operator... Read more
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Less than a week after DHL Express opened its North Asia Hub in Shanghai, DHL Supply Chain unveiled its MegaHub in Tsing Yi Island, Hong Kong. The nearly 900,000-square- foot... Read more
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Menzies Aviation will close its cargo operations at Birmingham, East Midlands, Glasgow and Manchester airports in a bid to return the company to profitability. The company’s... Read more
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DHL has launched twice-weekly B747-400 service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport to Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, a flight that improves transit times to Sydney,... Read more
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Cathay Pacific and wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair transported 127,698 tonnes of cargo and mail in June, a 5.4 percent, year-over-year, drop. Although a slight loss, this figure... Read more
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The International Civil Aviation Organization’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection has unanimously agreed on a metric to define a carbon dioxide standard for new... Read more
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Berlin airports Schonefeld and Tegel experienced record passenger numbers during the first six months of the year, but air cargo volume decreased by 4.3 percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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